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What causes earthquakes and volcanoes

What causes earthquakes and volcanoes

Doesn’t the east coast of South America fit exactly against the west coast of Africa, as if they had once been joined? This is an idea I’ll have to pursue.” – Alfred Wegener said to his future wife, in December 1910. We can’t really get into Alfred Wegener’s head, but …

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What is one of the deadliest science jobs?

No one can predict exactly when a volcanic eruption will take place. There are clues, but no one knows exactly when. Sometimes a volcano will erupt when scientists are studying it. Volcanologists have a high fatality rate among scientists because forecasting eruptions is so difficult. Predicting Volcanic Eruptions Volcanic eruptions …

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Does a picnic bring rain?

Weather forecasts are better than they ever have been. According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a 5-day weather forecast today is as reliable as a 2-day forecast was 20 years ago. Now there’s no excuse to be rained out on a picnic! The most accurate weather forecasts are made …

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Cool Season Cover Crops: Selection and Timing

In areas of the Central Coast where winter rainfall typically exceeds 25 inches per year, and especially on sloped ground, cover cropping in annual vegetable cropping systems is highly advisable to protect non-cropped soil from both erosion and nutrient leaching. Based on numerous studies, the optimum time for planting winter …

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